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Businesses Worried About Inflation, Lingering Constraints

Businesses Worried About Inflation, Lingering Constraints   Although many businesses surveyed under the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Business Expectations Survey (BES) for the month of March...

Corona Virus and Nigeria’s Dilemma

Corona Virus and Nigeria's Dilemma. By Ramatu Abdullahi Ambursa. The reality of Corona Virus also know as COVID'19 is here with us. For the umpteenth time, in...

CBN  again retains MPR at 13.5%

CBN  again retains MPR at 13.5% The Monetary Pokicy Committee (MPC) of the central bank of Nigeria(CBN) has retained the monetary policy rate(MPR) at 13.5percent...

President Buhari’s Voice For Recharging Lake Chad

President Buhari's Voice For Recharging Lake Chad By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta It is in public record that since assuming the Presidency in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari...

COVID-19: NNPC Directs Non-Management Office-based Staff to Work from Home

COVID-19: NNPC Directs Non-Management Office-based Staff to Work from Home ·      Condoles with Achimugu’s Family In compliance with the Federal Government’s directive on the COVID -19, the...

COVID-19: SEC introduces e-filing  of all applications and returns 

COVID-19: SEC introduces e-filing  of all applications and returns  The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, in furtherance of its role as the apex regulator of...

FAAC: FG, States LGs Share N581.566bn for February 2020

FAAC: FG, States LGs Share N581.566bn for February 2020 The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N581.566 billion February 2020 Federation...

N8.5trn Collection Target would be achieved- FIRS workers

N8.5trn Collection Target would be achieved- FIRS workers The Domestic Tax Operation Group (DTOG) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has assured the...

NNPC Posts N5.28bn Trading Surplus in December 2019

NNPC Posts N5.28bn Trading Surplus in December 2019 ...As  Downstream Subsidiary, Records ₦337.63billion Products Sales The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced an increased trading surplus...

CBN Economy stimulus up to N3.5trn

CBN Economy stimulus up toN3.5tr The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised the COVID stimulus  to N3.5 trillion . Godwin Emefiele, governor of the CBN...

COVID-19 No FIRS Staff Positive on Coronavirus

COVID-19 No FIRS Staff Positive on Coronavirus The  Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has denied reports insinuating some staff have tested  positive to COVID-19. Mr. Muhammad...

COVID-19: World Bank approves $14bn to help Economies

COVID-19: World Bank approves $14bn to help Economies The World Bank and IFC’s Boards of Directors approved today an increased $14 billion package of fast-track...

Tax: Ease of payment critical to national development – FIRS

Tax: Ease of payment critical to national development – FIRS A tax system designed to facilitate  voluntary compliance and seamless payment by  taxpayers is critical to achieving...

FAAC meeting ends in Deadlock

FAAC meeting ends in Deadlock The monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting on Wednesday ended in deadlock. The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance,...

TUC advocates tax holidays to boost economy Over COVID-19

TUC advocates tax holidays to boost economy Over COVID-19 The Trade Union Congress (TUC), has called on the Federal Government to grant tax holidays to...

COVID-19: FIRS unveils automated system to plug funding gaps

COVID-19: FIRS unveils automated system to plug funding gaps As the corona virus pandemic cripples the global economic system with dire consequences for fiscal planning...

COVID-19: Benue media group advises state on sensitization strategies

COVID-19: Benue media group advises state on sensitization strategies The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) on Wednesday advised the Benue State Government to develop information dissemination...

COVID-19 and Economic Diversification

COVID-19 and Economic Diversification By Joy Nguri He came into office in 2014 when commodity prices globally collapsed. International prices of crude oil, Nigeria’s economic mainstay,...

Dangote Fertilizer, Change maker for Agriculture, Economy’ 

Dangote Fertilizer, Change maker for Agriculture, Economy’  The President/CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has said the $2bn Fertilizer plant in Lekki, Lagos State, soon to...

CBN, Fiscal Authorities to deploy measures to insulate economy from global shocks

CBN, Fiscal Authorities to deploy measures to insulate economy from global shocks The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) in conjunction with the fiscal authorities will immediately...